Social & Human Service Assistants


Assist in providing client services in a wide variety of fields, such as psychology, rehabilitation, or social work, including support for families. May assist clients in identifying and obtaining available benefits and social and community services. May assist social workers with developing, organizing, and conducting programs to prevent and resolve problems relevant to substance abuse, human relationships, rehabilitation, or dependent care.
Also called: Caseworker, Community Coordinator, Family Support Worker, Social Services Assistant

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • psychology
  • sociology and anthropology
    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Health
  • therapy and counseling

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Electronic medical record EMR software
  • MEDITECH software
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Microsoft Access
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

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